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image of Claudia Quinta Neroccio de' Landi (painter)
Sienese, 1447 - 1500
Claudia Quinta, c. 1490/1495
tempera on panel
overall: 105 x 46 cm (41 5/16 x 18 1/8 in.) framed: 128.91 x 77.47 x 8.26 cm (50 3/4 x 30 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1937.1.12
On View
From the Tour: Siena in the 1400s
Object 6 of 7

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Probably commissioned by the Piccolomini family, Siena. art market, Florence, c. 1850/1860; Louis Charles Timbal [1821-1880], Paris; sold 1872 with his collection to Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris;[1] his heirs;[2] purchased 1930 with the entire Dreyfus collection by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 15 December 1936 by The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh;[3] gift 1937 to NGA.

[1] Timbal sold his first collection, assembled over the previous 20 years, during the German siege of Paris on 29 November 1872 to Dreyfus; see Douglas Lewis, "Gustave Dreyfus," in The Dictionary of Art, ed. Jane Turner, London, 1996: 9:298.

[2] See Dora Landau, "Notes from Abroad," International Studio (August 1930): 62, and August L. Mayer, "Die Sammlung Gustave Dreyfus," Pantheon 4, no. 1 (January 1931): 17-18.

[3] The original Duveen Brothers invoice is in Gallery Archives, copy in NGA curatorial files.

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